Distribution: In Trans-Pecos Texas, SW New Mexico,
SE Arizona, and northern Mexico.
Plants Seen or Cited: This species is well represented
in the UNM herbarium with collections from Dona Ana (3 sheets),
Catron (1), Grant (1), Hidalgo (7), and Otero (6). Nesom (1992) maps
38 locations in 13 west Texas counties.
Habitat: Dry rocky slopes and hillsides up to the P-J
Discussion: Based on the distribution and number of collections,
this is not a rare species.
Holmgren, N.H. 1976. Four new species of Mexican Castilleja
and their relatives. Brittonia 28:195-208.
Nesom, G.L. 1992. A new species of Castilleja from
southcentral Texas with comments on other Texas taxa. Phytologia
Olsen, M.C. 1965. A systematic study of the genus
Castilleja in New Mexico. Unpubl. M.S. Thesis, UNM.
Information Compiled By: Robert Sivinski, 1998